Jose Altuve
Astros 2B Jose Altuve drives in five runs on Tuesday
Jose Altuve, 2B, HOU
12:28 AM
News: Astros second baseman Jose Altuve had a big night at the plate in Tuesday's 10-5 win over the Angels. Altuve went 3 for 5 with a double, a run scored and five RBI.

The five RBI represent a career-high for the 2015 All-Star second baseman. Altuve is rolling at the plate once again, as he is batting .405 with a homer and 10 RBI in his last 10 ballgames. 

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Carlos Sanchez
White Sox's Carlos Sanchez pushes hitting streak to 11 games
Carlos Sanchez, 2B, CHW
7/28/2015
News: White Sox rookie infielder Carlos Sanchez increased his current hitting streak to 11 games with a 1 for 3 effort in Tuesday's 9-4 win over the Red Sox. Sanchez did not start the game, but he was used as a pinch-hitter in the fifth inning. He hit a two-out double in the ninth inning.

Over the course of the hitting streak, Sanchez is batting .414 (17 for 41) with two home runs and two RBI. 

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Jason Kipnis
Indians' Jason Kipnis has second straight three-hit game
Jason Kipnis, 2B, CLE
7/28/2015
News: Indians DH Jason Kipnis went 3 for 4 in Tuesday's loss to Kansas City. It was the second straight 3-for-4 day for Kipnis. 

Kipnis added his 30th double of the year. Prior to the last two games, he hadn't had a three-hit game since June 29.

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Emilio Bonifacio
White Sox's Emilio Bonifacio leaves game with rib injury Tuesday
Emilio Bonifacio, 2B, CHW
7/28/2015
News: Emilio Bonifacio left the White Sox's game against the Red Sox on Tuesday with an injury to his left rib. Bonifacio started the game as the designated hitter, and went 1 for 2 with an RBI double before being lifted for a pinch-hitter in the fifth inning.

Bonifacio will be re-evaluated on Wednesday. Carlos Sanchez replaced him as the DH on Tuesday. 

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Devon Travis
Blue Jays' Devon Travis leaves game with shoulder irritation
Devon Travis, 2B, TOR
7/28/2015
News: Blue Jays second baseman Devon Travis left Tuesday's game after two innings, due to left shoulder irritation.  

Travis missed several weeks earlier this year with a left shoulder injury. It's not clear if the irritation is related to that injury. 

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Brock Holt
Red Sox 2B Brock Holt remains out Tuesday
Brock Holt, 2B, BOS
7/28/2015
News: Red Sox infielder Brock Holt was held out of Tuesday's lineup against the White Sox, reports the Boston Herald.

Holt also missed Monday's game with a hyperextended right knee. He was replaced by Jemile Weeks, who will hit eighth and play second base.

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Steve Pearce
Orioles INF/OF Steve Pearce destined for lengthy DL stay
Steve Pearce, 2B, BAL
7/27/2015
News: Orioles versatile player Steve Pearce is eligible for activation off the disabled list on Aug. 3, but he will likely need more time to recover from a left oblique strain sustained last Wednesday.

He cannot do any strengthening exercises or throw or hit without risk of re-injury, so he has been limited to rest and treatment, per MLB.com.

"On paper, as far as experience and track record of that injury, no," Buck Showalter said when asked about the possibility of Pearce returning when eligible. "But who knows? I don't know how quick we caught it."

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Rougned Odor
2B Rougned Odor slides into leadoff spot for Rangers
Rougned Odor, 2B, TEX
7/27/2015
News: Fresh off being named the American League's Player of the Week, second baseman Rougned Odor will hit leadoff for the Rangers as they open a series with the Yankees on Monday. 

Odor hit .385 with three homers, eight RBI and nine runs scored last week, continuing his remarkable comeback from a rough start to the season in which he was demoted to Triple-A in May. 

Odor has spent 11 of the last 15 games hitting out of the two-hole, but has led off for the Rangers nine times this season. 

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Jemile Weeks
Brock Holt (knee) out of lineup Monday for Red Sox
Jemile Weeks, 2B, BOS
7/27/2015
News: Brock Holt, who left Sunday's game with what was described as a hyperextended right knee, is out of the Red Sox lineup on Monday, despite manager John Farrell saying his All-Star would not miss any time. He is expected to return to the lineup Tuesday.

Holt will be replaced in the lineup by Jemile Weeks, who will hit ninth and play second base. Weeks was just recalled from Triple-A on Sunday to help Boston in the absence of veteran Dustin Pedroia. 

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Omar Infante
2B Omar Infante hitting eighth for Royals
Omar Infante, 2B, KC
7/27/2015
News: Royals second baseman Omar Infante drops down to the eighth spot in the lineup for the team's contest against the Indians, the first time since July 1 that Infante has hit in that position. 

Since then, Infante has jumped around the Royals' lineup, most recently spending a stretch hitting seventh. Infante is only hitting .218 in July, but he does have eight hits in his last 10 games.

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